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Mexican Pizza {Taco Bell Copycat}

Mexican Pizza | realmomkitchen.com

So if you follow me regularly, you know how much my family enjoys Mexican food. Everyone is happy when I make it. My husband and 2 boys love to eat at Taco Bell. Me, not so much. My stomach tends to dislike me when I eat there, not sure why. So I decided to give... Read More

Easy Mexican Rice

Easy Mexican Rice | realmomkitchen.com

I have been on a quest for a while to find a good recipe for Mexican Rice. I want it to be like the kind you get in a Mexican restaurant. A friend told me she was told by someone you make a mixture in you blender of tomatoes, onion, and jalepeno then add it... Read More

Crisp Bean Burritos {like Taco Time}

Crisp Bean Burritos | realmomkitchen.com

As a young girl, I remember my mom occasionally treating us to a meal at Taco Time. Taco Time is a fast food Mexican restaurant like Taco Bell. I had three favorite things to get from Taco Time – their Crisp Bean Burrito, Crisp Taco, and Cherry Empanada. I also loved to dip the crisp... Read More

Chili Cheese Nachos and National Canned Food Month

Chili Cheese Nachos | realmomkitchen.com

It’s National Canned Food month and Cans Get You Cooking is celebrating all month long on Cooking Channel. Throughout February, tune in to Cans Make the Meal with Kelsey Nixon. Each 30-minute special Kelsey Nixon takes viewers down the canned food aisle sharing fun canned food facts and creating four delicious recipes inspired by her Cantry. Cans Make... Read More


Baked Chicken Chimichangas

Baked Chicken Chimichangas | realmomkitchen.com

With New Years resolutions underway, many people are looking for healthier ways to cook their food. Today, I have a baked version of a chimichanga.  Deep frying in oil is replaced by brushing the chimichangas with melted butter or margarine and baking in the oven. The filling is easy to make with few ingredients. It... Read More

Slow Cooker Cuban Beef

Slow Cooker Cuban Beef | realmomkitchen.com

I have a new thing for you to make with a chuck roast – cuban beef.  This beef slow cooks all day until tender and falling apart. Then it gets cooked in some oil to crisp of the edges of the beef. I loved this, my family didn’t like it as much. You could always... Read More

Skillet Chicken Enchiladas

Skillet Chicken Enchiladas | realmomkitchen.com

I have football fans that live at my house, so there is high anticipation right now for the upcoming Super Bowl. I am not a football fan so to get me involved and excited, I make sure everyone is fed  yummy food while viewing the event. Trust me, you want to make sure your football... Read More

Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Tacos tend to be a crowd pleaser. I mean I don’t think I have ever met someone that didn’t like a good old taco. However, it is always fun to change up your normal ground beef taco. I was recently extended to challenge from Old El Paso to develop a recipe that takes their products... Read More

Apple Enchiladas

Apple Enchiladas | realmomkitchen.com

Sunday September 22 was the first day of fall, so I thought it would be fitting to have it be APPLE Week here at RMK! Apples are one of the first things I think of when I think of fall.  I even recall going to an apple orchard as a child and getting to pick... Read More

Easy Chicken and Black Beans Wraps

Easy Chicken and Black Beans Wraps

School is back in session and I have a easy recipe that could be used for a school or picnic lunch or even a quick dinner. It is a variation on the usual chicken salad, a Mexican variation to be exact.  Shredded chicken gets mix with green onion, black beans, salsa, sour cream, cumin, and... Read More